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Bengals Bytes (8/17): Checking out the lines in Dallas

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We should get an extended look at the Bengals offensive lie, and we should see how Cincinnati’s defensive line matches up against one of the more talented offensive lines in the NFL.

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Win Behind-the-Scenes Tour with Joe Mixon
Fans can enter to win a chance to meet Bengals running back Joe Mixon and get a behind-the-scenes tour of Paul Brown Stadium.

Lines on display in Big D
Derrick Deese, the 49ers’ starting right guard backed up by Frank Pollack the night they won it all when Steve Young threw six touchdown passes, can glimpse another moment in San Fran lore.

Marvin Lewis, Bengals feeling the pressure to win it all |
Cincinnati head coach Marvin Lewis cares about his players and he cares about winning, but there’s one thing he cares about most—winning it all. Lewis knows that his time as an NFL head coach is running out, so the pressure’s on for these Bengals.

Game Notes: Cincinnati Bengals at Dallas Cowboys
The Cincinnati Bengals’ starters took center stage last week in the preseason opener vs. Chicago, with the first-teamers on both offense and defense playing well in limited action. On Saturday, those starters look to further their preseason progress as the team visits Dallas to take on the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

Andy Dalton, wife thank Bills fans for charity money by donating to Buffalo hospital
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Marvin Lewis, Bengals feeling the pressure to win it all
When Lewis was hired to be the Bengals’ head coach in 2003, he came to Cincinnati with solid-black hair and a receding but defined hairline. Today there’s more gray than black, and the hairline is a suggestion. Five years ago his hairdresser hooked him up with some shampoo, conditioner and “another product that you can put on after that” that has slowed the hair-loss process down.

Bengals biggest pregame storylines before preseason game vs. Cowboys
Coming off their victory over the Chicago Bears to open the 2018 preseason, the Cincinnati Bengals hit the road Saturday night to take on the Dallas Cowboys. Week 1 provided some answers and still some more questions. Here are some of the storylines for the second week of action.

Cincinnati Bengals rookies face tough test in first road game
When the Bengals travel to play the Cowboys on Saturday, the first-year players will be getting their first taste of an NFL road game in a big environment, one that will feel more like a regular-season game. Dallas drew 88,851 fans to its first home preseason game last year.

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